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... to show that what I'm saying has some merit. I might have to take this ipad everywhere. it's been the bomb to travel with. Just don't tell them that at the airport. ;-/ Dexter went past on the Slice of Life. He waved. Maybe he'd chop up Jock? No that's right he only kills serial killers. I walked the jetty. There were two fishing rods and beer holders. Yes Rob, we've had it wrong all these years. Who needs rod holders. I became aware that I had my work phone and my ...
... about 10 people in the whole place at that time and the barn-sized dance floor is vacant. Didn't even see it coming. Anyway, whilst waiting (and waiting) I start to feel very old. It's not even late and I'm tired. Hats off to the young of today who don't even start going our till after 11pm, this town is not made for grannies like me!
Eventually the room fills up and the band come on the stage and just before they start to play, a man-mountain comes over to our side ...
... done. The house itself - well, this wasn't our first plantation. We have visited Shirley near Williamsburg, and one by Shreveport, and have also been to one in Cuba and also to Mt Vernon, which while not a plantation is of course an impressive mansion with slave quarters. I didn't feel the house tour was that great. Guide I think was new. Mint juleps are great though, they sell them ...
After trying to find places to eat the day before we opted to pick up a GPS this morning. At least it will give a us a list of places and then directions to them. So it seems.
And off we go on a mission to find food - I am starving and cranky since we hadn't eaten since the custard and hot dog at 6 pm yesterday and it is now noon. Darren accesses the GPS and picks Cajun Joe's. We drive through an interesting industrial area and into a part of town that has obviously not ...
... for the weekend...
Rolling up to our hotel about 1.30am, we were greeted by the friendliest people we have met on the trip thus far. Just loving the Southern drawl... (can't help but mimic them, in the nicest possible way).
After a good nights sleep, we're heading off now for a tour of New Orleans, before sampling some of the legendary food available in the city. This place has a great feel to it... I'll keep you updated :)